Position Summary The Conservatory of Music at Biola University seeks an Area Coordinator of Vocal Studies. The position is tenure track, contingent on the qualifications of the applicant.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will oversee the Vocal Area which includes majors in Vocal Performance, Music Education, Music Therapy, Worship Arts, and Theater majors with an emphasis in Musical Theater. The candidate will be responsible for supervising all adjunct and voice instructors in the vocal area and for teaching private voice to undergraduate voice majors and minors in all majors. Other assignments may include teaching Lyric Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Song Literature, and Coach/Direct Opera and Musical Theater Productions depending on the candidate's strengths and interests.
Duties will also include actively recruiting and retaining talented undergraduate students, advising current voice students, fulfilling Conservatory and University committee assignments, and participating in student and professional activities supported by the department. Participation in professional organizations is desired as well as maintaining a performance profile.
About Biola University
Biola University is a leading Christ-centered university in Southern California that offers a premier, nationally ranked education and has been named one of the nation's “up and coming” universities by U.S. News & World Report four times in five years. Founded in 1908, Biola is committed to the mission of biblically centered education, scholarship and service — equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ. With more than 6,300 students at its Los Angeles-area campus and around the world, the faculty and staff and students are professing Christians.
Biola University's Doctrinal Statement remains the foundational document regarding the theological position of the University. Biola's position from its inception has been and remains Christian, Protestant and theologically conservative.
The mission of Biola University is biblically centered education, scholarship and service — equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.